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33 news items

Upside Down World

Upside Down World
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:49:43 -0700

Matsigenka-Nanti woman and child along the River Camisea, Peru. Photo by Javier Plans are afoot to abolish a reserve for vulnerable indigenous peoples in Peru's Amazon in order to exploit massive gas deposits and facilitate Christian evangelization, ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 06:39:10 -0700

Or that of the more than 60 indigenous peoples in Peru, the Matsigenkas are actually one of the most well-known, most researched, most written about. Indeed, Snell's mother, Betty, wrote a paper on Matsigenka grammar published in 1963, the New ...
 
Indian Country Today Media Network
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 10:56:15 -0800

“Throughout the years, Indigenous Peoples in Peru have suffered the devastating consequences of extractive projects in their territories, a history that has resulted in a deterioration in relations between Indigenous Peoples and the state,” James Anaya ...
 
Indian Country Today Media Network.com
Mon, 20 Jun 2011 10:09:04 -0700

Recent protests by indigenous communities over mining in the Andean highlands and a hydroelectric dam in the Peruvian Amazon, as well as mixed reactions to a new forestry law, are a sign of difficulties Peru's new president will face upon taking office ...

Peru this Week

Peru this Week
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:46:16 -0700

... indigenous rights around the world. Peru is one of those countries with large populations of native peoples' at risk of similar dangers to Nixiwaka's tribe. Indigenous peoples in Peru face illegal logging, deforestation, oil, roads, and various ...

Irish Times

Irish Times
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 09:23:25 -0800

A key focus was on competing claims by farmers, foresters, miners, conservationists and indigenous peoples. “In Peru, Brazil, Indonesia and beyond, these claims can lead not only to carbon emissions, but also to social conflict and violence,” the ...
 
Inter Press Service
Fri, 28 May 2010 06:41:40 -0700

LIMA, May 28 2010 (IPS) - Indigenous peoples in Peru finally have a law that obliges the state to consult them about any project or provision that affects their territory or communities. But it will be difficult to implement, as the body charged with ...

LancasterOnline

LancasterOnline
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 03:01:16 -0800

People would be surprised to know: I spent the summer of 1965 in the Andes of Peru living at 13,000 feet with indigenous peoples in Peru (native Peruvians) in the small village of Nunoa. My unfulfilled ambition: Return to Nunoa to see how much has ...
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